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Old Nov 6th, 2012, 03:44 PM
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my battery light decides wen it wants to, it randomly flashes... any ideas?
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Old Nov 6th, 2012, 04:22 PM
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Dodgy Alternator?, or probably a slipping alternator drive belt especially in wet/damp weather if the belts worn or not adjusted tight enough?
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my main clock has Also started to turn itself off, lights are slightly flickering, when the battery light flashes it revs every so slightly
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Old Nov 11th, 2012, 06:24 PM
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Revs go up because its stopped charging when the light is on.
Could still be a drive belt problem, and its worth checking the electrical connections to the alternator are clean and secure but could also be a diode problem in the alternator meaning its could be on its last legs.
Check the engine earth strap is in good condition and fixed securely too.
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